Geography and Environment


Professor Brown and team

Significant grant will help discover our Celtic roots

18 August 2015

Geography and Environment at Southampton has received significant Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding to explore ancient lake settlements (crannogs) in Scotland and Ireland.

The Shackleton building

Geography and Environment celebrates National Student Survey success

12 August 2015

Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton is celebrating the news that its National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 scores have risen for the fifth year in a row.

Southampton seek to appoint new Chair in Human Geography

29 June 2015

Following on from the Department’s success in REF2014, Geography and Environment is now seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to its established Chair in Human Geography.

The Gregory lecture

Southampton welcomes world-renowned Arctic change researcher to Gregory Lecture

14 May 2015

A world-leading researcher of Arctic change was the key speaker at this year’s 23rd annual Gregory Lecture at the University of Southampton.

Professor David Martin

Professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society

6 May 2015

David Martin, Professor of Geography at the University of Southampton, is to be awarded the prestigious Back Award (2015) by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).

Scanning electron microscope images

Visiting Professorships enhance environmental forensic science at Southampton

1 May 2015

Environmental forensic science in Geography and Environment at Southampton is set to be enhanced with the appointment of two internationally renowned Visiting Professors.

‘Once in a generation change’ in British shopping habits drives high street revival

24 March 2015

With one of the most exhaustive evidence reviews into high streets, town centres and consumer habits ever conducted in Britain, researchers at the University of Southampton have highlighted the seismic shifts in consumer behaviour which, combined with significant technological innovations, are having a deep and profound impact on the evolution of UK high streets.

Measles cases predicted to almost double in Ebola epidemic countries

13 March 2015

An international study involving the University of Southampton suggests there could be a rise in measles cases of 100,000 across the three countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa due to health system disruptions.

Yangtze lake sediment sampling

Large scale study warns of unsustainable ecological decline in rural China

16 February 2015

The agricultural development of a region of eastern China is ecologically unsustainable and actions are needed soon to reverse its decline, according to a new study by geographers at the University of Southampton.

Pursuing a major advance in environmental sensing

29 January 2015

Academics at the University of Southampton are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that could see a major advance in environmental sensing.